Location: Morristown, NJ, New Jersey, United States 
Job ID: 75584 


We Elevate... You

Our mission is to keep cities and people around the world moving. Since 1874 Schindler has an outstanding reputation for not only elevating buildings, but the well-being of everyone who lives and works in them. Do you have the talent, ambition, and vision to help us elevate tomorrow’s world?

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As a leading employer in the urban mobility industry, we are always looking for a diverse group of people who can create exceptional value for our customers.


Join us as a

Contract Specialist


Your Skills

Under limited supervision, consolidate and coordinate contract documents for NI, from booking through final signed contract, review and negotiate legal terms.  Dialog directly with internal customers and external customers to negotiate and finalize NI contracts.  Draft legal supplements based upon standard templates to protect the interests of Schindler.


Key Responsibilities Include:

  • Perform all tasks, within dollar limitations, with respect to finalizing customer subcontracts, including:
    • Upon receipt of contract documents from Field, input contract conditions in SAP and confirm correct price.
    • Review contracts to formulate modification requests to customers and work with Attorneys to achieve most favorable terms.
    • Prepare and submit Supplements containing contract modifications.
    • Negotiate final contract terms, conditions and requirements with customer.
    • Follow modification requests through to contract execution.
    • Prepare final documents and coordinate with Sales for contract execution.
    • Ability to work in a high volume environment.
    • Ability to negotiate legal terms and conditions and work with the field to qualify scope of work requirements.
  • Establish standard terms and conditions with volume/continuous customers.
  • Order/obtain bonds and insurance and other similar items in compliance with contract requirements.
  • Maintain database for access by collection and legal representatives for monitoring status of contract; coordinate with related contract management databases.
  • Coordinate efforts and assist Legal Department as directed/required.

Your Experience

  • 3 to 5 years experience drafting and negotiating of general construction project contract, and ability to evaluate legal and factual data relating to contracts is required.
  • Strong organizational skills, strong follow up and closure skills is required. Must have excellent oral and written communication skills to make necessary changes to contracts and to negotiate changes with the customers.
  • BA or BS degree in a related field (i.e. contract administration, accounting, insurance). Additional paralegal certificate is preferred

Our Commitment

•  Fully vested 401k match (up to 7% of total compensation).
•  Competitive Medical, Dental and Vision Plans - Effective from first day of hire.
•  3 weeks’ vacation which increases with tenure, 7 sick days, 3 floating holidays and 8 Company Observed Holidays.
•  Tuition Reimbursement - Eligible after 6 months of service.
•  Parental Leave – 100% base pay for 6 consecutive weeks within first year of a child’s birth or adoption.
•  Partnership with Maven Milk to ship breast milk for employees traveling on Schindler business.

Will you join us and elevate tomorrow’s World?


We look forward to receiving your complete online application.


At Schindler Group we value inclusion and diversity, and practice equity to create equal opportunities for all. We endeavor that all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, ethnic background, color, religious affiliation, union affiliation, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, nationality, genetics and health, disability or veteran status.



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